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Knicks Still Looking to Trade for Rehabbing Rondo

At 9-19 and currently out of the Eastern Conference playoff picture, ESPN is reporting that the New York Knicks are looking to boost their postseason prospects by landing rehabbing Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. It’s hard to take such rumors seriously coming out of New York because the Knicks labeled this year’s team championship […]

Celtics, Knicks Talking Amar’e Stoudemire Trade?

Reportedly, the Knicks would like to trade Amar’e Stoudemire. The Celtics, in return, would send Kris Humphries and Gerald Wallace to New York. Humphries has not played much this season, while Stoudemire shows there is little difference between how he stands on and off the court. This trade is a spade for a spade. Spades […]

Knicks, Rockets Reportedly Interested in Rajon Rondo

The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets are both considering trade offers to acquire Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, according to reports that have surfaced over the weekend. Frank Isola of the Daily News mentioned the Knicks’ interest in an article published Sunday, saying that Rondo is their primary target as they look to trade […]

Four Buy-Low Options for Celtics

Let’s assume for a moment that Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett all walk back through the proverbial door (as Rick Pitino might say). If this indeed is the case, then Celtics GM, Danny Ainge, will be hard pressed to find ways to improve the Celtics roster given the strict rules of the NBA’s […]

Rajon Rondo’s Triple-Double Not Enough to Push Celtics Past Carmelo Anthony, Knicks

With his 27th career triple-double (20th on national television), Rajon Rondo  tried to bring the Celtics back into Thursday’s contest with the Knicks, but his efforts weren’t enough as the Celtics dropped their fifth straight game, 89-86 . Rondo finished with 23 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds all while making 10-of-19 shots from the field, […]

The Atlantic, Week 1

Welcome to “The Atlantic,” a new weekly column where we ‘trend up’ and ‘trend down’ news and notes from the NBA’s Atlantic Division. The New York metropolitan area has the stars it wanted. The Boston Celtics look to make one more run at an NBA title. The Philadelphia 76ers and the Toronto Raptors hope to […]

Celtics Fall to Knicks in Christmas Day Opener 106-104

The Boston Celtics and New York Knicks opened the NBA season in New York today, the Knicks won a close one 106-104 over the Celtics. Paul Pierce sat out this game with a bruised heel, Sasha Pavlovic started in his place. The Celtics got off to a slow start but turned it around in the […]

NBA Eastern Conference Preview, Part 2: Playoff Teams

After previewing the Eastern Conference’s non-contenders in Part 1, Sports of Boston concludes with a look at the likely playoff-bound teams.

Carmelo’s ‘Hero Syndrome’ Slows Knicks in Game 1, Torches C’s in Game 2

Can I get a mulligan? Seriously. My Wednesday night was a roller-coaster, I left work and immediately found out my first piece was being published here at SoB. On Facebook and Twitter, reaction was overwhelmingly positive. I felt like the Internet gave me one big congratulatory handshake and pat on the back. Then Melo happened. Suddenly, I felt like Joey […]

Have The Knicks Caught Up With The Celtics?

Carmelo Anthony played his first game with the New York Knicks Wednesday night, scoring 27 points and grabbing 10 rebounds in a win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Although this win was against a 22-35 team, it started the Knicks second half of the season on the right foot. New York made this trade with intentions […]

All-Star MVP Bryant’s Double-Double Leads West Over East

On his home court and on the cusp of history, Kobe Bryant could not be denied. Bryant scored 37 while grabbing 14 boards, powering the Western Conference to its 24th victory at the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles on Sunday, beating the Eastern Conference All-Stars 148-143. Bryant, who collected three assists and three steals […]

Celtics Bury Knicks 118-116 on Pierce Game-Winner

Paul Pierce said, “the Knicks have arrived.” Maybe not just yet. Pierce scored 32 points for the Celtics, including the go-ahead jumper with 0.4 seconds on the clock to fuel their 11th win in a row. Amar’e Stoudemire’s three-pointer at the buzzer was ruled late, thus ending New York’s winning streak of eight straight. Stoudemire […]

Rondo’s 24 Assists Help Celtics Beat Knicks

The night started with Rajon Rondo being honored with a trophy for his selection to the NBA’s All Defensive Team last season and ended with his fifth regular season career triple-double. Rondo was just one of the great players tonight for Boston as the Celtics hold off Amar’e Stoudemire and the New York Knicks for […]

Ten Things I Hate About “The Decision” Pt. 2

(And now, the exciting conclusion:) 6. What We Missed Out On “I couldn’t stop running it over and over and over in my mind: the vague and distant suspicion that we never understood what happened that night.” – Patrick Kenzie, “Gone Baby Gone” Here were the possible storylines coming out of free agency: LeBron goes […]

Ten Things I Hate About “The Decision” Pt. 1

WARNING: The following article may be suspected of baseless and fatalistic Internet whining, or of peanut gallery shots taken out of frustration.  It is guilty of neither.  I promise to offer at least as much substance as there is complaining within.  If unsatisfied by this list, you may exchange this story for a full refund […]